Lawyers in Switzerland make a good living, with their yearly salary generally ranging between 96,000 CHF and 208,0000 CHF. The hourly rates of these lawyers vary widely, with some charging as little as 100 Swiss francs or as much as 1000. You can expect to pay more in the urban centers such as Geneva or Zurich than you will in the more rural areas. As a rough estimate, count on paying at least 300 – 500 francs per hour.
Before you retain a lawyer’s services, be certain you understand their billing practice and exactly how much you will pay per hour. Get the agreement in writing so that you don’t face any unpleasant financial surprises.